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Stanley No. 8 Jointer Plane


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Manufactured: 1869 to 1961
Length: 24 inches
Blade Width: 2-5/8 inches
Construction: Cast iron, rosewood handle & knob
Finish: Japanned
Uses: General purpose bench plane
Average Dealer Price: $50 to $150
Average eBay Price: $60 to $140
Type 1: $450 to $900
Type 2: $350 to $700
Type 3: $400 to $800
Type 4: $100 to $200

Other Notes: Sweetheart versions (1920-1935) often reach higher prices, but not always.


Updated: 25th July, 2006

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Sources: While many of the dealers prices for Stanley planes are largely set by John Walters’ book “Antique & Collectible Stanley Tools” it appears that eBay, while acknowledging the Walters guide somewhat, tends to march to it’s own beat and sets its own prices. For that reason - and the fact that eBay’s reach and customer base is huge - I’ve decided to include a separate eBay average price here. Other sources include: “The Antique Tool Collector’s Guide To Value” by Ronald S. Barlow, “Antique & Collectible Stanley Tools” by John Walter, “The Stanley Plane” by Alvin Sellens, “Patrick’s Blood & Gore” by Patrick Leach, various auctions and sales of collectable tools and my own compilations of prices realized, observations and notes over the past 20+ years.

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